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WHUT
Jan 18, 2010 7:17pm EST
and this is why we ended up in geneva, where iranian officials and u.s. officials, along with european officials, began this conversation of how to address the nuclear issue more concretely. >> so we make it to geneva and we open a dialogue about the nuclear program, which is of course the primary concern for the united states. and then it seems to falter for a number of reasons. it appears that progress is made but then when it goes back to iran, the deal that was worked out falls apart. was this planned on the part of the iranian government? or was this truly just some sort of miscommunication by those who were in geneva and said, yes, we can do this, and it gets back to tehran, it doesn't work. >> yeah, i don't think i would bury that proposal. it's still ongoing. the suggestion -- >> you think this is still open? >> still open. initially, iran actually accepted the u.n./u.s. proposal, which was enrichment would be taking place in russia, in france. then they backed away from that. but -- >> just to remind people, this is so that the nuclear material, in theory, would not b
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
years and now the saudis are reactant. host: bring this to the u.s., what has the yemen government been doing with the u.s. to fight that activity? guest: the last couple of weeks we have seen a number of strikes against the targets. and this the yemen government and american government cooperating. and this is important for the targeting and surveillance. while the yemen government was responsible for the military operations. there was a raid on the 17th of a raid in the south and arrest in the capital and operations outside of that area. and there was an air strike attempt and a house target on f.b.i. wanted list. this attack >> up next, live at "newsmakers" said with reporters pam hess and tim starks. then that the debate on health care. that will be followed by president obama. >> you have lost it. you do not own it anymore. you are trespassing. and that hurts. my possessions are an hour and a storage bin. what i was able to get out before the house was locked up. >> this week, who was later coburn on american casino, thereir documentary on the subprime mortgages. >> joining us
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 3:05am EST
u.s.? what does it look like to you in 2010? >> the u.s., i believe, is going to have a recovery in 2010. and, by the way, that's one of the reasons why we think emerging markets will do well. because although emerging markets have suffered on their exports to the u.s., in 2010 you're going to see a recovery. with this u.s. recovery, the entire global situation will look a lot brighter. so i think the u.s. is going to do quite well. and, of course, there are many companies in the u.s. that have very good positions in emerging markets. and they should do even better. >> so what do you like in the u.s. right now? how much of the portfolio would you allocate toward the u.s. versus the rest of the world? >> well, i would go something like 50/50. u.s., 50. rest of the world, 50. and then on the rest of the world, i'd put maybe 20% in emerging markets. i know these numbers sound high. but i think american investors generally don't have enough outside the u.s. >> in terms of the emerging markets, where is the business coming from right now? where's the demand? >> demand is coming primarily
HLN
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
his arrest. >>> al qaeda threats close a u.s. embassy as washington battles to move extremism with talks and with force. >>> and it looks like new york's tavern on the green restaurant has gone out of business after all that time. a look at the party that ended it all and how people are remembering one of the city's most famous landmarks. >>> you are watching "hln news and views" on this first sunday of 2010. great to have you with us. i'm susan hendricks. we want to get you updated. authorities have arrested a florida man who allegedly gunned down four members of his family after thanksgiving dinner. u.s. marshals captured paul merhige at a hotel in the florida keys last night. there he is on surveillance camera. he was the focus of an intense manhunt after he allegedly shot and killed his twin sisters and a 79-year-old aunt. he also allegedly killed 6-year-old michaela sitton as she slept in her family's jupiter, florida, home. with his arrest, michaela's father says he will be able to sleep at night. >> it means i'll be able to sleep a little better tonight, and i won't be patro
HLN
Jan 17, 2010 5:00pm EST
u.s. support will continue. during a church service in washington this morning, the president spoke about how faith keeps people going during these tough times. a top official leading the u.s. government's relief efforts in haiti says incidents of violence are hurting attempts to get aid to victims. the streets have been largely calm and violence is increasing, 1,000 u.s. troops in haiti and more than 3,000 others work from ships. 12,000 u.s. forces are expected to be in the region by tomorrow. >>> a u.n. worker has been rescued after spending a week trapped under a collapsed building. the man was rescued from the collapsed u.n. headquarters in haiti's capital. search and rescue crews have been working nonstop. first order of business after being free, making sure he was okay. >> does your neck hurt? >> no. >> have you having any difficulty breathing? >> no. >> do you have any pain in your back? >> only from -- >> only from being -- i'm bruised but nothing -- >> took us four hours to get to him. we got a visual on about three and had him out in four. >> that wasn't the only good new
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
to be on the lookout for possible terror, the u.s. embassy shuts down and we just got word in the last 45 minutes that the british embassy has also closed. the president has already blamed and al qaeda affiliate for the attempted christmas day bombing and the u.s. military top commander just held a meeting with yemen's president. what can be done here to stop the growing threat? >> you can say arctic blast? many of you already feeling it because nearly half of the nation is waking up with temperatures either at or plea zero. we'll is your frigid forecast. but right back to our breaking news. >>> the u.s. embassy in yemen closed day prompted by al qaeda threat. we have also learned that the british embassy has closed, as well. do you know the nature of these threats? because now both the u.s. and the british embassies are closed. >> reporter: we don't yet know the specific nature of the threats. we know from the announcement by the u.s. embassy that there were threats directed at u.s. interests in yemen. that's no surprise considering all the tension the past couple of weeks. the b
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
on al qaeda militants in yemen, and he said the u.s. is stepping up aid to yemen's embattled government. also, cbs news has learned the u.s. is playing a more direct role in yemen's anti-terror war than previously acknowledged. more on that shortly, but first we begin our coverage this even with our chief white house correspondent chip reid who is traveling with the president in hawaii. chip, good evening. >> reporter: well, good evening, jeff. the president did not mince words. for the first time, he directly linked the attempted bombing of flight 253 to al qaeda. >> i will do everything in my power... >> reporter: in his weekly address, the president said his administration is learning more about the 23-year-old nigerian suspect umar farouk abdulmutallab and the time he spent in yemen. >> it appears that he joined an affiliate of al qaeda and that this group, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, trained him, equipped him with those explosives and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> reporter: that's the first time the president has publicly pointed the fin
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 10:00pm EST
the arabian peninsula has attacked the u.s. before, and the u.s. he vowed is fighting back. >> as president, i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, training their security forces, sharing intelligence and working with them to strike al qaeda terrorists. even before christmas day we had seen the results, training camps had been struck, leaders eliminated. all those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on christmas must know, you too will be held to account. >>> the president has been briefed on the meeting that took place between the president of yemen and general petrais. the president's remarks, tieing al qaeda forces in yemen to the christmas day attack. >> reporter: his strongest words yet, don. he had not gone there in remarks throughout this past week or so. i think that is very important to note. i think what you just mentioned about the president being briefed about general david petrais' trip to yemen, that's a clear signal the u.s. is leaving the door open to more air strikes against al qaeda targets in yemen. even before t
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 12:00pm EST
. the governor of jamaica was a bit of an idiot didn't like the u.s. interference, but nevertheless, we provided very quick medical assistance and needed supplies. guantanamo is serving that function even as we speak. one of the first ships to arrive in haiti after the earthquake, i read in the "new york times" this morning, was a military ship, coast guard cutter, that was base at guantÁnamo. i also understand that a number of people who have been rescued who were injured in the earthquake, including the spanish ambassador to haiti, have been taken to guantanamo for medical attention. so this is something that i think, if and when, relations between the united states and cuba become much more amicable, or relations are restored, i would like to see this to be considered as a way in which guantanamo could be used. because earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, this is a very busy seismic area, the caribbean. there are disasters that occur throughout the region almost every year. okay. i called this talk sort of my boys of discovery. i'll tell you how this became a research topic of mine,
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 6:00pm EST
administration should do to protect the u.s. from homegrown and foreign terrorists. . . >> joining us on this sunday "newsmakers" program is tim starks, intelligence reporter with cts.com and pamela hess and we want to talk about the fox news and the closure of the u.s. embassy in yemen and why for this shut down? >> there is an incredible threat and the u.s. embagsy was attacked twice, with one american died and 17 yemenians died, outside of the perimeter. and with the attacks in december the u.s. apparently participated in and the stepped-up counter terror aid that is provided to yemen and the special forces, it's creating a situation that is not the safest for a diplomat. >> on fox and cnn and abc, what news came out of this? >> i thought there was a few different items and not an official saying on the record that they were still interested in sending guantanamo detainees on yemen. and there were officials under fire, the u.s. secretary and i thought he had a little trouble explaining why the weapon, abdulmutallab was going to be treated as a ñ>)criminal suspec than enemy comb
WHUT
Jan 4, 2010 7:00pm EST
from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt ftd bombing of the u.s. jetliner by a suspect who received his training and explosives in yemen, passengers from yemen and 13 other countries now face additional security screening, including full-body scanning and pat-downs before flying to the united states. meanwhile in yemen, several other countries restricted public access to their embassies today joining the united states and britain. in tonight's lead focus, we have more on the situation in yemen from our german partner. >> reporter: cement barriers block access to the u.s. embassy which has been closed indefinitely. u.s. national security adviser john brennan said the closure was a response to threats from al qaeda. >> i looked at the intelligence that's available as far as the plans for al qaeda to carry out attacks, possibly against our embassy, possibly against u.s. personnel. decided it was the prudent thing to do to shut the embassy but we're working very closely with the yemeni authority to address the threat that's out there. it just demonstrates that al qa
WHUT
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
tighten control over u.s. banks. could other countries be considering other changes? >>> and time in kangaroo downs sport. amazing images from down under where the big question is, what to do about all those roos? >>> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the globe, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters- >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. thank you for joining us. it's been ten days since the earthquake in haiti and today miraculously, a 69-year-old woman was pulled alive from the rubble. increasingly, the focus is on recovering the dead and improving conditions for the many hundreds of thousands just trying to get by. officials say that 200,000 people have left the ruined capital of port-au-prince, reversing decades of those coming into the state official there is a plan for 400,000 people to move them fr
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 12:00pm EST
u.s. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm jeff rossen. following the fast-breaking developments from haiti where worldwide rescue and relief efforts are only in the beginning stages right now. we are expecting a news conference this hour from the u.s. aid at the state department. we'll bring that to you live when that happens. first we want to show you this new surveillance video taken during the earthquake. it is dramatic pictures from there. only took moments, seconds, really, for that row of homes to collapse in the 7.0 magnitude earthquake. of course, it's haiti's worse in 200 years and we have seen the results. short time ago, search and rescue teams from virginia and other countries have arrived at the u.n. headquarters in port-au-prince where it's feared some 100 workers are trapped inside the collapsed building. at least 17 have been killed there alone. >>> we also got an update from president obama today who says the u.s. is committing an initial $100 million to support the relief efforts. >> this will mean more of the life-saving equipment, food, water, medicine that will b
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 11:30am EST
making it uncompetitive and look at what happened domestically in the u.s., and 57% of the jobs, because of a low corporate tax base and no personal income tax, multinational companies will do it moving from nation-to-nation and look at sarbanes-oxley, and eliot spitzer passed, pushed the ipos, a majority to london and this making america uncompetitive. >> and rob they end up going to other countries and hire nonamericans and these are american companies. >> right, i don't see the correlation, i think businesses don't really factor in the taxes when they make their begin decision. if that was the -- >> of course they do! >> the bottom line? come on -- >> the fortune 500 companies -- >> 45% of their bottom line, back to uncle sam and that is just on the federal level and their effective tax rate is over 55% and you don't think they factor that in when they are making decisions. >> they try to grow businesses and there is factoring in but if that was the case, it is easier to move to a state that has lower tax than a countries and why states that employ most of the fortune 500 cou
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
sunday morning, and, both the u.s. and british embassies are closing their doors in yemen over threats by al qaeda. the news coming after both countries announced an increase of aid to yemen to fight the terror group linked to the failed attempt to bomb a u.s. airliner on christmas day, and we'll update you as news develops throughout the morning. >> eric: and another "fox news alert," sunday morning, the man accused of gunning down four members of his own family at thanksgiving dinner, has now been nabbed in florida. and police say they were singing sing-a-longs for three hours and then he opened fire and a little more than a month later, u.s. marshals have arrested paul marriage, and he was hiding out at a motel in the florida keys and cops give the credit to a tip that was called into "america's most wanted" and notch up another one for the fox tv program. hello, i'm eric sean and welcome to america's news headquarters on this sunday morning. >> jamie: good morning, happy new year, eric and happy new year to all of you. for over a month he was the target of a nationwide manhunt whic
HLN
Jan 17, 2010 1:00pm EST
keeping an eye on u.s. politics. why a trip to massachusetts could make a difference between getting his health care reform passed or watching it fail. hello, you are watching hln news and views. i'm melissa long. there is a top official leading the u.s. relief efforts in haiti saying issues of violence are hurting rescue attempts to help the victims. while the streets have been largely calm, violence is increasing. about 1,000 u.s. troops are in haiti and about 3,000 others are working from ships. more than 12,000 u.s. forces are expected to be there tomorrow. they are working with local police force and they're beginning to work with security. violence in haiti will continue long after the story fades from the headlines. president obama speaks about how faith gets people through these tough times. >> it's faith that keeps me calm. it's faith that gives me peace. the same faith that leads a single mother to work two jobs to put a roof over her head when she has doubts. the same faith that keeps an unemployed father to keep on submitting job applications even after he's been rejected 100
HLN
Jan 3, 2010 1:00pm EST
>>> a u.s. embassy shuts its doors over concerns about terrorist threats. where it's happening and why the u.s. is focusing more attention on that country these days. >>> captured. the man accused of killing four members of his own family, found in a florida motel. what the father of a 6-year-old victim is saying about that arrest. >>> and you regularly donate to your house of worship. but do you know where the money is going, and how confident are you that it's being spent wisely? we're taking your views on the topic. >>> hln news and views. hello, i'm holly firfer. the u.s. embassy in yemen is closed today because of al qaeda threats against american interests. now the embassy is not saying if there is any specific threat, and it's unclear when it might reopen. the british embassy in the yemeni capital is also closed today. yemen is pledge mortgage cooperation in the fight against terrorism. and experts on the region warn it will take a lot of time and resources to root out al qaeda in that country. >> the al qaeda threat is not simply to u.s. interests, but very much to yemeni i
PBS
Jan 4, 2010 6:00pm EST
christmas day. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, u.s. officials demand stringent new security for international travelers as passenger screenings are ramped up at airports here, but not everywhere around the world. >> woodruff: what to do about yemen, an impoverished nation now labeled a major terrorism threat. >> the instability in yemen is a threat to regional stability and even global stability. >> ifill: then, new political turmoil in afghanistan. margaret warner talks with the afghan ambassador to the united states. >> woodruff: a jeffrey brown profile of the dancer who has been at the helm of the alvin ailey company for two decades, and is now stepping down. >> people don't remember me for how high my legs were. they remember me and any other dancer because something touched them inside. >> ifill: and the gadgets that have changed our lives, and what the next decade holds. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "pbs newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again
WHUT
Jan 19, 2010 7:00pm EST
rations, half from the u.s. military, but still far short of what is needed. margaret aguirre of the international medical corps told us about the patients in a hospital where her team is working? >> reporter: we're getting food and water to them but there's still no electricity or running water around the city. it has been very difficult to get them clean, potable water. but we have a lot of help from our partners and u.n. agencies and the military in bringing in supplies. >> thousands are still trying to get out of the earthquake zone however they can, cramming buses in port-au-prince to undamaged parts of haiti. as the u.s. military presence expands, dozens of american troops landed by helicopters in fronof the shattered presidential palace. roughly 5,000 u.s. troops are now in haiti and thousands more are expected. but restoring order so aid can reach those who so urgently need it will prove no small task. our lead focus report comes from mike kirsch of al jazeera english. >> reporter: across the obliterated landscape of downtown port-au-prince is the raw imal sound of pandemoniu
WETA
Jan 4, 2010 5:30pm EST
the situati in yem from our gman partner. >> reporter: cement barriers block access to the u.s. embassy which habeen clos indefitely. u.s. natiol security adviser jo brennan said the closure waa response to threats from al qaeda. >> i looked at the intelligence that's available asar as the plans for al qaeda to carry out attacks, possibly against r emssy, psibly against u.s. personnel. cided it was the prudenthing do to shut the embassy but we're working very closely th the yemeni authority to address the reats out this. it just demonstrates thatal qaeda is detmined to carry out these attacks and we're deteined to thwart those attack >> reporter: yem is oneof the orest and most pitically unstle countries in the middle east. in recentyears, ithas become a breeding ound for terroris. s. officials believe they re thinld failed tempt bring down detroit bound passenger jet on christmas day. the nigerian suspect said he had received traing and explives from al qaeda in yemen. britaiagrees that militants in yemen pose arowing threat d along with t u.s., has pledged to increase counter
FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 3:00am EST
killed seven central intelligence agency operatives in a suicide attack on the u.s. coast, being recruited to spy on al-qaeda. >> gregg: tonight, brand new video released to be a warning from the bomber in his own words. ♪ ♪ >> julie: in the hills of yemen, new front in fight against terror in wake of concerns over a growing threat in the region. the security forces there are gearing up to flush extremists out. also tonight, a chilling new 911 call released in a horrific gun battle involving police and man with a history of domestic violence. plus, the deep freeze intensifies. frigid temperatures gripping much of the country. some parts seeing the mercury fall below zero. how cold will it get? we begin with fox urgent new details on motivation of double agent who launched one of the worst attacks against the c.i.a. in the agency's history. the homicide bombing coming against agents in afghanistan. working to penetrate the inner ranks of al-qaeda. the new video believe to show the bomber head of his murderous mission with a man identified as the new leader of the pakistani tal
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
. we have live team coverage from the caribbean. and here in the u.s. on the latest disaster for one of the world's poorest countries. still no deal on healthcare reform. and democrats are now speaking out. we'll look at what the house and senate cannot seem to agree on. the future of the reform effort could be decided next week in massachusetts and the contest is getting rough. will japan's new government shut down a decade's old u.s. marine base on okinawa? all that, plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all-stars, right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. death is everywhere in port-au-prince, haiti, tonight. the capital city was virtually at ground zero of the most powerful earthquake to hit the area in almost 250 years. estimate of the dead range from tens of thousands to to 100,000. many more are homeless, hungry and hurting. we begin our coverage with the white house correspondent wendell goler live in dominican republic. >> good evening. we believe the air force managed to evacuate a plane load of injured presumably for treatment of hospital.
CNBC
Jan 15, 2010 4:00am EST
be paying billions to president obama's new bank tax. >> but in the u.s., investors await earnings for jpmorgan. >> and welcome to "worldwide exchange." i'm christine tan here in asia where it's 5:00 p.m. here in singapore. let's get a quick view of where asian markets are trading or have closed today inspect is how the picture is looking. pretty mixed across the board. better than expected earnings coming from intel. that is giving a brighter outlook on demand for pcs. that's giving markets like the nikkei 225 higher by 0.7%. the hang seng is down, a bit of profit taking going on, down 0.3%. the shanghai composite is up slightly, 0.3%. in south korea, this is how the her picture is looking. the bombay sensex marginally higher and the aussie market marginally higher. the ftse cnbc global 300 index, this is how the picture is looking. up just a touch 8 points, 4,665. ross, good to see you this friday. >> good afternoon to you. good morning to those on this side of the world. it's just gone 9:00 in london, 10:00 cet. we're up 0.3% for the ftse 100, 0.6% for the dax and the cac 40. th
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 7:00pm EST
countries will now get enhanced screening when they fly to the u.s. that could include full body pat downs, carry-on bag searches, full body scanning and explosive detection swabs. critics were harsh. >> this is identifying for the bad guys here are the 14 countries you have to worry about. if you're not one of those countries, you can do a work around. >> reporter: on the list countries officially designated as supporters of terrorism and ten others of concern to u.s. counterterrorism officials. but analyst say terrorists can and have come from elsewhere. a notable example, shoe bomber richard reid, a british citizen. some experts believe singling out travelers from 14 nations, most of them muslim, could backfire on the u.s. >> what that might have is unintended effect of feeding into the al qaeda narrative that says that islam -- united states is at war with islam. we have to be careful. it's that narrative that feeds the ranks and builds the ranks of al qaeda. >> reporter: news of another potential clue missed by u.s. officials. they now acknowledge being briefed last summer about
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 11:35pm EST
was a training ground for the botched terror suspect. the u.s. and british embassies were shut down, citing ongoing threat from al qaeda. yemen has a special case in the history of al qaeda. osama bin laden'familys is from there. now terrorist are believed to be flooding into the country seeking to save haven from u.s. air strikes in pakistan and afghanistan. >> iraq is yesterday's war. if we do not act preemptively, yemen will be tomorrow's war. >> these are people who were held in gitmo their return and have now gone back to the battlefield. >> president obama's top tier adviser says -- joining us is the white house reporter for "politico." in the wake of this attempted terror attack on that flight from amsterdam to the troy, -- to detroit. >> president obama is really looking at this issue with two different reviews. he has ordered that basically all the intelligence agencies appear in the situation room on this coming tuesday. he is coming back from hawaii, and there will be a meeting asking what they did, what went wrong, and what should be done better the next time. the lot of
FOX News
Jan 4, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> next on "special report," there is a focus from the u.s. and the allies. should the suspect in the failed christmas day bombing of an american airliner be tried as civilian or enemy combat tonight. a milestone in iraq showing significant progress. how much will healthcare reform cost you? the beginning of a new series of reports. all that plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all-stars, right here, right now. >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the middle eastern nation of yemen is under the global microscope, following reports that the al-qaeda branch is seeking to become a major player in global terrorism. senior white house correspondent major garrett reports on how the u.s. is dealing with the increasingly dangerous situation. >> president obama and the first family arrived in the frigid nation's capital as the pursuit unfolded half a world away in yemen, as the government was criticized for lackluster terror attacks in the past, launched new attacks outside the capital. hillary clinton after meeting with the prime minister of you tar qatar called yemen a top concer
PBS
Jan 8, 2010 7:00pm EST
-quality or a better -- or is it better to stay in the u.s.? >> absolutely. there are parts of the world like germany, where government bonds fit that category because they do not have the debt dynamics that we have right here in the united states. so once you go global, and one should go global increasingly u.s. investors should have a global mindset, there are opportunities in germany, there's opportunities in the high-quality emerging economies. >> gharib: real quickly, should this be buy and hold or just reassess everything in 2011? >> susie, we are today in the rehabilitation of the global economy with the u.s. economy. you know, '08 was the crisis and '09 was a recovery led by policy and '10, we're resetting the system. so nothing is absolutely long term now. i think investors will have to ask themselves more questions more often than was assumed in the past. i would look at for the next six months and we're going to get a lot of information about this journey to what we have called the new normal. not the old normal, but the new normal. >> gharib: all right. we'll count on y
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 1:00am EST
from president barack obama. he made a connection between the suspect on the u.s. airliner and al qaeda based in yemen. the president said that the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula has targeted the u.s. before and the u.s. is fighting back, he vows. >> as president, i made ate priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, and sharing intelligence and working with them to strike al qaeda terrorists. before christmas day, we had seen the results and training camps struck and leaders killed, and you, too, must know, you will be held in account. >> there is another development we want to tell you about yemen. president barack obama has been briefed on the meeting today between the president of yemen and the commander of u.s. central command general david pe tray yas, and yemen's president offered his thanks for the help in the battle against the extremists. ed henry is traveling with the president. i want to start with the president's remarks tying the christmas day attack with yemen. >> well, he had not gone there yet, don, in remarks throughout the past week or
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
: security may be tighter at the base today, but u.s. officials still don't know exactly how a suicide bomber managed to get in without being searched, killing seven c.i.a. agents, including the base commander. one former intelligence official tells cbs news initial reports indicate the bomber was being recruit by the c.i.a. as a source and a pakistani taliban commander today praised what he called their double agent. he said the bomber was avenging a taliban leader in a u.s. drone strike last august. taliban sources tell cbs news the notorious haqqani network was behind the attack, using afghan operatives with help from colleagues in pakistan. the haqqani group covers both sides of the border. officials say the group is responsible for everything from suicide and roadside bombings to the capture of u.s. private beae bergdal. u.s. commanders say they've been stepping up attacks against the haqqani, sending an extra 1,000 special ops forces across the border this past year. senior u.s. officials say the pakistani government has also agreeed to allow small numbers of special ops forces to opera
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 10:00am EST
development department, and has written extensively on the global economy, u.s. housing market, u.s. dollar. his work at the american enterprise institute is focused on global currency issues. on my far right is hans timmer who is director of the world bank's development prospects were. under his management they produce the annual publications, global prospects, developing finance, and motrin reports. in addition there is a wide range of forecasting publications that come from the world bank under his supervision. you see we have a panel of heavy hitters on the panel for this seminar. the procedure is slightly different than normal. there will be no lengthy presentations or slides. instead i will ask five different questions. i will ask each of three of the panelists to address each question. they do not know ahead of time which questions i will ask. that is deliberate in order to create an atmosphere of real discussion to make this summer different from the conventional presentations. after that we will have an opportunity for discussion. that will be for the audience and questions also fr
FOX News
Jan 5, 2010 4:00am EST
major garrett reports on how the u.s. is dealing with the increasingly dangerous situation. >> president obama and the first family arrived in the frigid nation's capital as the pursuit unfolded half a world away in yemen, as the government was criticized for lackluster terror attacks in the past, launched new attacks outside the capital. hillary clinton after meeting with the prime minister of you tar qatar called yemen a top concern. >> we see the ongoing efforts by al-qaeda in yemen to use it as a base for terrorist attacks far beyond the region. >> the u.s. embassy remained closed for a second day as to the british and french embassy. japan, germany and the czech republic sensing peril closed their embassy today. the al-qaeda threats to the embassy intensified recently. >> they are targeting our embassy and targeting our personnel. we're not going to take chances with the lives of the diplomats and others at the embassy. >> they offered no word when it would reopen, raising question about yemen's ability to deal with the terror threat within. >> they're a weak governmen
FOX
Jan 10, 2010 4:00am EST
>>> today on "u.s. farm report" a step backwards in trade as taiwan retoughens its stance on u.s. beef. >>> moultrie producers has their own challenge as a major producer cries foul. >>> the cotton industry may see a recovery after a tough couple of years. >> "u.s. farm report" brought to you by chevy and their award- winning cars, trucks and overs. welcome to u-s rm report...i'm >>> hello and wealth come to "u.s. farm report." i'm al pell in for john phipps. the start of a new year brings two challenges for american agriculture. disputes that are sure to have a significant and long-lasting impact on beef and moultrie producers nation-wide. we'll have more on that in a moment. later i'll sit down with our team of analysts to break down market action in this first week have the new year. let's get started first with the news and tricia sloma. >>> thanks al. taiwan kicks off the new year by resuming a ban on what it calls high-risk beef imports from the u.s. among other items the ban includes imports of cow organs and minutessed beef. in october they seemed to resolve their differe
FOX News
Jan 31, 2010 3:00am EST
tonight. >> thank you very much. live from port-au-prince. >> julie: well, for weeks now the u.s. has been flying severely injured quake victims to the united states for medical care, but now word the military has stopped those airlifts because apparently of an apparent dispute over medical care cost. military spokesman says it appears some states were unwilling to approve transportation and basically the military can't supply patients here if thereo take thm in. the airlift were suspended a day after florida governor charlie crist asked the federal government to help pay for care, saying the florida hospitals were stretched too thin. florida officials say today they do not know of any hospital in the state refusing patients evacuated from haiti. new word of a big announcement that could come from toyota an a recall that's take an toll on the reputation and affected millions of customers. a new report saying a fix could be in the works. as toyota gets clearance from the u.s. federal regulators to work on the problem. that story coming up. and a teacher gunned down in cold blood but th
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
century, the u.s. backed greek governments defeat of the guerrillas in 1947, and the british defeated the chinese insurgency in the 1950s, all of those have the same thing in common, that they split the opposition. however, in iraq the ethnosectarian fishers are still great. and i don't think the show is over yet. in my book, "partitioning for peace," which is on, what to do about iraq, i go through so the other ethnocentric conflict in world history and find a violent sometimes as the usually always returns unless the underlying issues have been resolved, which they have in iraq. they don't have an oil law which is their bread and butter commodity so you can see the level of disagreement in society. and of course, they have struggled even to get a date for the election. and that didn't happen until recently. now, even if the surge had been the defining factor, the question is can you translate that to afghanistan. afghanistan is a much different country and a much harder fight to win. here are some of the reasons. the taliban has a more zealous insurgency than the former path in iraq
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
, intelligence source now tell us that u.s.-born cleric anwar al-awlaki is emerging as a key player in that christmas day attack. as one official puts it, the radical imam is right in the middle of this. u.s. officials say anwar al-awlaki has operated around the fringes of al qaeda for nearly a decade. he counseled three of the 9/11 hijackers and early this year, he traded a series of internet messages with aaccused fort hood gunman major nay. the imam has always denied terroritize, holding himself out as a spiritual counselor to muslims. >> there's always this association between islam and terrorism. when that is not true at all. i mean, islam is a religion of peace. >> reporter: but intelligence sources say evidence shows al-awlaki is now a significant part of antibiotic in the arabian peninsula and he has recently become more of an operations guy. in the months before the attempted bombing of northwest flight 253, sources say al-awlaki and the suspect umar farouk abdulmutallab had communications, and abdulmutallab told federal investigators that he met face to face with al-awlaki
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 7:00pm EST
. one commander on a u.s. coast guard cutter just arrived in the bay. >> it is hard to look out in this harbor and see a building that has not been affected. it ranges from the waterfront, up the hills to the larger buildings. searches, mansions, little corrugated shanties. it doesn't matter. everybody in the city has been hit. >> president obama offered haiti whatever it needs. >> indeed, for a country and a people who are no strangers to hardship and suffering, this tragedy seems especially cruel and incomprehensible. >> haiti, a country which only seems to know the worst of times is tonight just trying to survive. and another difficult night lies ahead for the people of port-au-prince. let's go back on the ground to brian. brian? >> reporter: lester, i'm looking out across this tarmac. again, outside the limits of this airport, just outside the gates, one of our traveling party just returned from there. the scene is said to be just hundreds of people. a bidding crowd as nightfall has now arrived. the haitian police forces are trying to disburse people, but they figured out that
WHUT
Jan 4, 2010 6:30pm EST
suspicion. they are in custody. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast in the u.s. on pbs and elsewhere around the world. coming up, reaching for the sky. dubai shakes of weeks of economic turmoil to unveil the world's tallest building. and tensions between kiev and moscow. what they are doing with the ukraine electi. hello to you. security is being tightened for thousands of passengers flying to the u.s. for more than one dozen countries. the christmas day attempt by a nigerian man to bring down an airliner has had far-reaching consequences. nigeria, sudan, yemen, and pakistan now face full-bodied stands and pat downs. we have this report. -- full-body scans. >> the christmas day bomb plot has shaken this country. >> we are conducting an internal review. the president has called for a review of the entire government. based on what we know now. >> this was the scene at newark airport. someone reported a man walking the wrong way back into a secure area. thousands of passengers had to go through security all over again. flights were grounded. >> we were waiting to go back through. waitin
CBS
Jan 7, 2010 6:30pm EST
failure. the president says u.s. intelligence knew al qaeda in yemen was planning to attack the u.s. and was recruiting someone to do it but failed to put the pieces together. i'm katie couric. also tonight, how vigilant is the t.s.a.? watch as a american easily breaches security at newark liberty airport after an officer leaves his post unguard unguarded. and where america stands in the battle against obesity and what's being done to save our children. >> just what i used to look like and then what i look like now kind of upsets me. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening. everyone. the white house laid it all out today, just how u.s. intelligence failed to detect and stop that christmas day terror plot. and president obama addressed the nation to outline the steps he's taking to fix the system. the president took responsibility for the failure saying "the buck stops with me." but he also ordered intelligence agent agencies to assign clear lines of responsibility for followin
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 4:00pm EST
tomorrow, tsa is mandating every person flying into the u.s. from or through a country that's a state sponsor of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through a hand screening or secondary screening. that can include body scans, patdowns and other regulations. and this is sure to slow down the boarding process but it also comes after the u.s. government stepping up counterterrorism efforts in yemen which is emerging as a more serious front in the war on terror. on the southern tip of the arabian peninsula where the red sea meets the indian ocean is yemen. that's where a strike just last month killed three al qaeda members suspected of targeting the u.s. embassy for attack. cnn has learned a fourth was captured with his suicide vest on. according to his senior u.s. military official. now the u.s. and british embassies have been closed because of continued threats in the area. >> there are indications that al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack against targeted inside and possibly our embassy some sat kay general david petraeus visited yemen to coordinate
PBS
Jan 19, 2010 6:00pm EST
latest from haiti, one week after the earthquake, as the u.s. military steps up its presence. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, the pace picks up on the delivery of food and medical aid. >> lehrer: we get an update on the bottlenecks and the security concerns. >> ifill: and we look at the mission for u.s. forces, now numbering 11,000 on and offshore. >> lehrer: then, today marks the deadline for states to apply for federal stimulus dollars for their schools. john merrow reports. >> the states, we're hoping that they show the way for the rest of the country for what could and should happen out there. >> ifill: and a look back at president obama's first year-- reality collides with expectation. that's all ahead on tonight's "pbs newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? every day, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fuelin
FOX
Jan 3, 2010 4:00am EST
>>> today on "u.s. farm report", government aide starts flowing to farmers across the country hit -- to farmers hit hard by production problems. >>> much of the corn crop will not be harvested this year. the predicted lawsuits begin to counter an epa decision on greenhouse gases. >>> "u.s. farm report" brought to you by chevy and their award- winning cars, trucks and crossovers. >>> good morning. welcome to "u.s. farm report". i'm john phipps. there's an indicative error of judgment built into our brains that makes recent or nearby data more influential in our reading. it's called the availability bias. i'm strug welling that now. coming off two poor production years, i find myself much more risk adverse than normal. as such, the recent up trends in grain prices are almost too good to be true for me. my availability bias has me selling these prices. at the same time, i acknowledge that my thinking may not be truly an littic. my experience is a rare event when you can be irrational and still make money. oof let's get start with the news and al pell. >> thanks, john. good morning, e
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 12:00pm EST
headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the closing of the u.s. and british embassies in yemen. this is a result of threats by al-qaeda in that region. officials say al-qaeda and others are still plotting against american interests. malini wilkes is joining us now with the latest developments. she has been following them in washington. hi. >> hi. both the u.s. and british closed their embassies in yemen because of the al-qaeda threat. white house counterterror advisor john brennan says he is not going to take chances with the lives of diplomats and he says the yemeni government is providing support. brennan is heading the white house review of the attack on the detroit-bound plane. he told "fox news sunday" u.s. intelligence failed to connect the dots. he says there was no smoking gun, no definitive intelligence that was ignored and no sign that agencies refuse to cooperate with each other. >> in the review so far, there is no indication whatsoever that any agency or department was not trying to share information. there were some lapses, there were some human
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 2:20am EST
or so are yemenis. i think the last train to yemen has left the station. >> now, the u.s. has actually launched several attacks on yemen terrorist bases in recent weeks and that's before we've been talking about the attempted attack on christmas day. >> you heard jan crawford on cbs talk about this whole yemen issue at guantanamo. nearly 90 or so of the remaining detainees are from yemen. they're set to be released to yemen. now what do you do with them? >>> insomemy yak theater's coming up. ...at night or after i eat ...makes a big difference. vo: a good diet and testing your blood sugar regularly can help you manage-even reduce-the risk of complications. vo: that's why liberty offers accu-chek aviva meter, that lets you test right the first time. vo: if you're over 65, have diabetes and are on medicare... vo: ...call now and we'll send you a free meter. vo: it offers alternate site testing, so you can test on your arm. no more pricking your fingers. vo: and to make it even less painful, the cost of your diabetes testing supplies may be covered by medicare. vo: join over a mi
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 4:00pm EST
that tried to bring down a u.s. airliner on christmas day. british investigators are linking him to at least one other terrorist group out there. >> julie: after more than a month on the run, they have arrested paul merhige. he murdered four of his family members according to police. we'll have a live report on how cops tracked him down. >> kelly: both the american and british embassies in yemen closing their doors. an al-qaeda group based in the unstable nation. it's the same group linked to that failed bombing of a u.s. bound passenger jet. molly is live in washington. >> good afternoon. roadblocks are set up outside the embassy in yemen. they are closing their embassies because of security concerns. john brennan told fox there are indications that the u.s. embassy could be a target of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. that is the yemen based group that the white house says trained umar farouk abdulmutallab, the man suspected of trying to blow up a plane with explosives carried in his underwear. >> this is something we're very concerned about. we're concerned they may be in fact
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